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01952 460119Park Street, Shifnal, Shropshire, Near Telford, TF11 9BG

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  • Dentist Telford Area Shifnal Dental Care Newsletter

    As you are probably aware Dr Wozniak has been our Principal Dentist now for 5 years, we all know he is Polish but thought you would like to know some interesting facts about him! He came over to live and work in Bridgnorth in 2005. If Dr Wozniak wasn’t a dentist he would have liked to have been a skipper or sailing instructor. His favourite food is Indian Curry and traditional Polish Food. The music he most likes to listen to is Eric Clapton,…

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  • Teeth whitening Telford

    Tooth whitening Telford Everybody deserves a beautiful, healthy smile and most people find brighter teeth very attractive. Here at Shifnal Dental Care we recognized this need and the benefits it can bring and so have promoted Tooth whitening in the Telford, Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury regions. Needless to say, we had a very positive response. So good in fact that many stayed with us as regular patients because they were happy with the results,…

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  • Dentist Telford, Dentist Wolverhampton Wedding smile

    Wedding smile – Dentist Telford, Dentist Wolverhampton This is a copy of the article that I wrote few years ago for one of the popular Shropshire magazine, so just in case you missed it. This is a common scenario; Mr or Mrs, let’s call them Jones, book an appointment at their popular dental practice. The following month they have the very ‘Big Day’, their daughter’s wedding. The ‘Jones’s’ teeth are generally fine but they would…

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  • Dental implants Telford, Why dental implants are getting so popular?

    Why dental implants are getting so popular? In the UK dental implants have recently become an popular choice for replacing missing teeth. Dentists routinely advise patients about the availability of implant treatment as well as other options such as bridgework and dentures. Indeed It is very likely that the number of implants will grow sharply here in the next few years. Despite this trend, it is still surprising to note that the UK is only 9th…

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  • Why is root canal treatment needed?

    The patient base here at Shifnal Dental Care is far reaching, catering for many from Telford, Wolverhampton as well as several other local towns. It is interesting that during general conversation I am asked, sometimes at length, about root canal treatments. Often the same questions arise, so here are a few answers to several common queries. From my point of view, root canal therapy is an interesting branch of dentistry and this has resulted in…

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  • Dental implants Wolverhampton – Long term success with dental implants – maintaining your dental implants.

    Dental implants Wolverhampton – Long term success with dental implants – maintaining your dental implants. OK, you have new dental implants. The new teeth look very healthy and pretty, but do you know how to look after them and make them last? It is very important that you know how to take good care of dental implants. Without proper maintenance you put your smile and sometimes a substantial investment at risk. Below are a few things that…

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  • Dentists in Telford advise: Why are we losing teeth ? – Accidents

    As mentioned in previous blog, damage and premature tooth loss can often occur through trauma. Sports injuries are sadly fairly common; particularly with contact sports such as rugby, football and hockey to name a few. Equally, damage due to tooth clenching and grinding (Bruxism) is a common phenomenon in these stressful times and can require special management. Below are a few tips on how to minimize tooth damage and loss through accidents and…

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  • Dentists in Telford advise: Why are we losing teeth? – Problem with Gums

    These days tooth loss, due to the ravages of decay, is experienced less and less at our Practice Hopefully, we believe, those days have gone for good. Regrettably it is gum disease and trauma that appear to be our main causes of tooth loss and need for teeth replacement with dental implants, dentures or bridges. I shall deal with accidental tooth loss in later in the blog but here concentrate on gum related problems. In simple terms,…

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June 05 2020 Update – Reopening Soon!

We are excited to be preparing for our return to the practice as soon as possible after the 8th June.  We know it is important to keep our patients as informed as possible and we wanted to let you know there will be some slight changes in your visits during the next few months.

Shifnal Dental Care has always adhered to the rigorous cross infection procedures set out by the governing bodies and all of our team members are highly trained in all aspects of cross infection control.  However, there are some additional Covid-19 procedures to follow and one of these is the social distancing rules that we have all become used to over the last couple of months.

You will receive information  before your appointment, this may be via email or via the post or a telephone conversation this will include some details you will need to complete before attending.  This will help us to continue to keep our patients and teams safe.

Things to know about your next appointment:

  • Before leaving home please remember to brush your teeth, use the toilet and wash your hands for 20 seconds before leaving.
  • Please bring the minimal number of belongings with you.
  • Please phone us once you have arrived in the carpark.
  • Please wait in your car or by the door and we will call you in as soon as possible.
  • Please attend unaccompanied unless you require a carer or parent.
  • On entry into the practice – we will have a welcome point and a member of our team will take your temperature, ask you to sanitise your hands.
  • In the surgery , we will be wearing full PPE- please do not be worried it is still us!
  • Before you leave the surgery we will ask you to sanitise your hands.
  • When you leave the surgery we will begin the disinfection and sterilisation process of the surgery.
  • Payments and future bookings will be organised at reception keeping within the social distancing rules.
  • On leaving the premises we will ask you to sanitise your hands and we will look forward to seeing you again!

We hope you understand that this is for everyone’s safety and we would appreciate your patience and cooperation as we negotiate these difficult times.